A Place Called Home,

Digital Media Aide

17 days ago
Employment type
Full time
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

A Place Called Home is a dynamic, non-profit youth and community center in South Central Los Angeles. APCH provides educational programs, counseling, mentoring, music, dance and art classes, fitness and health and wellness opportunities. As youth participate in our programs, they discover interests and talents and develop a better sense of themselves and their place in the world around them. Our goal is to increase the likelihood that youth will stay in school, pursue higher education, attain viable jobs, and become active community members capable of making positive change in the world in which they live.

About this job

Under the direction of the Visual Arts Program Lead, the Digital Media Program Aide will provide support and assistance and be at the front-line for member safety and well being. The Program Aide will translate mission, policy and REACH practice into direct application for members.

Roles & responsibilities


Assist in developing digital media curriculum per semester for members (Elementary, Middle & High School) with integrated implementation of R.E.A.C.H.*

Collaborate with APCH departments to produce original & creative APCH member-made videos & photos

Produce and provide support for member created material, including photography, videos, film shorts, assist with computer support, including web design and game design, and other duties

Produce and provide support for member-made videos focused on celebrating cultural diversity, national holidays, and special APCH events

Update and maintain APCH YouTube Channel

Supervise members during scheduled early supervision and homework time as assigned

Track and input member attendance on a daily basis

Track member participation and progress in classes

Provide supervision for the computer lab during classes and open lab times

Conduct pre and post R.E.A.C.H. evaluations for students

Create a fun, educational & clean learning environment for all members

Write Digital Media articles & stories for APCH Newsletters & Board reports

Responsible for daily maintenance of Digital Media Lab and assignment of student Mac laptops, PCs, cameras, computer & camera peripherals

Reports computer maintenance, upgrades, and software concerns in a timely matter

Other Responsibilities

Remain informed of best practices, software updates, and resources in order to keep APCH technology up to date and in excellent working condition

Attend internal or external meetings as requested or required

Regular attendance, accountability and punctuality with regard to work meetings and commitments

Perform other tasks as assigned


o perform this important job successfully, the Digital Media Program Aide must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. The ideal candidate will embrace the APCH culture of a learning organization and strive to constantly improve upon systems and services for the benefit of employees and our constituents; and will be demonstrably committed to his/her own ongoing personal and professional development. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance.Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas. Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Technical and Performance Skills

Excellent Oral and Written Communication


Customer Service

Classroom Management Skills

Ability to multi-task



Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) preferred

Dedicated to excellence



Innovative and Creative

Microsoft Office Skills

Experience with Mac and PC technology, hardware and software: Microsoft Office, Final Cut, Adobe

Knowledge of Digital Photography techniques


Degree: Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience

1 year experience working with youth, preferably in digital media

To apply

Using the link provided, create an account on our website. Upload, resume, cover letter, and sign the application.

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